Atlantic Division

Paul Millsap #24 of the Utah Jazz drives against Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Nets GM Billy King Working On Trading For Power Forward Paul Millsap

Brooklyn has been linked to Hawks forward Josh Smith and Bobcats shooting guard Ben Gordon over the past week, and now general manager Billy King is shifting his focus to Jazz power forward Paul Millsap, according to a report.


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Report: Nets In Talks To Send Kris Humphries To Charlotte For Ben Gordon

Humphries, in his fourth year with the Nets, is averaging 6.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in just 19.9 minutes per game. The eighth-year player has started in just 20 of the 41 games he’s played in.


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Knicks’ Steve Novak, James White To Participate In ASG Competitions

Knicks forwards Steve Novak and James White will take part in NBA All-Star Game competitions on February 16 in Houston, the NBA announced on Thursday night.


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Steve Kerr: Carmelo Anthony-Amar’e Stoudemire Duo Is ‘A Bad Fit’

“It’s a bad fit,” said Kerr. “You can look at the stats when they’re on the court, or just look with your own eyes to know they’re not an ideal fit.”


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Clutch Nets Beat Knicks At The Garden; Johnson Drains Go-Ahead Jumper

The Nets came into MSG and pulled out a clutch victory over the Knicks on Martin Luther King Day.


Iman Shumpert #21 of the New York Knicks works out before a game against the New Orleans Hornets. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Guard Iman Shumpert Could Start In Debut Against Pistons On Thursday

Knicks guard Iman Shumpert is expected to make his season debut for New York on Thursday, and he might even start for the Atlantic Division leaders.


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Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist: ‘I Think We Have The Team To Do It’

“I think we have the team to do it,” goaltender Henrik Lundqvist said. “…We look at the guys in the room, (and) they’re great hockey players. But it’s about executing and (seeing) if we can do it.”


Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Given Second-Best Odds To Win Stanley Cup Finals

The Penguins — at 8-1 — have the best odds of taking home the hardware. The Rangers were given the second-best odds at 17-2. The Canucks, Kings and Flyers rounded out the top five.


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Silverman: Prokhorov Is Willing To Go Big, But Jackson Is Just A Pipe Dream For Nets

In the end, the Nets are going to have to live with Stan Van Gundy, Jeff Van Gundy or Nate McMillan as the head coach. All of those candidates give the Nets more than nice-guy Avery. None of them would give them as much as Jackson.


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How Safe Is Nets’ Head Coach Avery Johnson?

Brooklyn Nets’ head coach Avery Johnson is under pressure as the Nets have continued their losing skid.


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Joe Johnson Doesn’t Back Off Preseason Prediction That Nets Are Best Team In NYC

Before the season started, the six-time All-Star said that Brooklyn would overtake the Knicks and rule the city. It hasn’t turned out that way 24 games into the season, but the 11-year veteran isn’t shying away from his initial statement.


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Hartnett: At 38, Nets’ Stackhouse Is Still Going Strong

The game hasn’t passed Jerry Stackhouse by just yet. The Nets’ swingman played key roles off the bench in consecutive statement victories.


Paul Pierce #34 and Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics fight with Kris Humphries #43 of the Brooklyn Nets while security and referees attempt to break it up. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Take The Fight To Celtics To Stake Claim As Road Warriors

Even after the brawl, there was little that the Celtics could do about it anyway, thanks to all the weapons remaining in the Nets’ arsenal. It wasn’t a fair fight.


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Injuries Not Holding Back Nets’ Deron Williams

Deron Williams is playing through pain and making the Nets click.


Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks and Gerald Wallace #45 of the Brooklyn Nets battle for the ball at the Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Thrilling Win Just The Beginning Of Beautiful Rivalry With Knicks

For nearly three hours, both teams competed for each New York basketball fan’s heart — if not always very well, then certainly with all their might. The lead changes, missed opportunities and curious strategy all had me on the cusp of detonation.